Belmont Light
September 18, 2023
40 Prince Street, Belmont, MA
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Belmont Municipal Light Department is seeking an Energy Specialist to join their team. The successful candidate will administer and promote the Belmont Municipal Light Department’s residential, commercial, and municipal energy programs and initiatives. Under the guidance of the Energy Resources Manager, the Energy Specialist conducts a variety of data analysis, customer service, outreach, administrative, and research functions essential to the success of the Department’s energy services.

The role necessitates understanding of issues affecting Belmont’s electricity ratepayers, enthusiasm for energy conservation and renewables, and a willingness to serve as a highly visible ambassador for the Department’s program offerings. The Energy Specialist must prepare effective grant applications, government reporting submissions, and general deliverables, and work to resolve logistical and policy issues. This position is customer-service driven, entailing responsiveness to customer inquiries and the ability to effectively find customer solutions.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: review and approval of rebate applications; compilation, tracking, and analysis of energy and program data; preparation of high-quality written materials; and frequent communication with diverse groups of customers, community stakeholders, vendors, and staff. The Energy Specialist will also provide staff representation at events, design and carry out effective trainings and educational events, and collaborate with others to develop and implement program-related outreach strategies and marketing plans. The role serves as a backup for social media and website management, as well as event planning and other public relations functions.

The ideal candidate will possess, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, environmental policy/management, architecture, engineering, public administration, economics, political science, project management, urban planning, public policy, marketing, or a related field, plus a minimum of 3 years of experience in energy efficiency and/or renewable energy programs; or any equivalent combination of education, training, or experience. Demonstrable experience in the areas of data management, environmental management, climate change, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainability principles required. Strong written and verbal communication skills and high proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word required. Experience in the utility industry and familiarity with the MA Green Communities Grant Program preferred. Possession of a valid Class D motor vehicle operator’s license required.

This is a 40 hour per week position with a salary range of $84,889.81 - $111,662.16.  The Town of Belmont offers a complete comprehensive benefits package.

Resumes, with the required Town of Belmont application accepted at the Human Resources Department, 455 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478 or or fax (617) 993-2741 by the closing date of October 16, 2023.

The Town of Belmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary Range: $84,889.81 - $111,662.16

Applicants must submit the required Town of Belmont application form, resume and cover letter to the Town’s Human Resources Department by the closing date of October 16, 2023


Application Process

All applicants are required to complete a Town application form, available from the Town’s website,, by emailing, calling (617) 993-2740 or by visiting the Human Resources Department at the Belmont Town Hall. Applicants may attach resumes to the Town application form as additional information but cannot use this in lieu of completing the required form.

All full-time and some part-time employees will need to complete a pre-employment physical and drug-screening examination. Certain positions will also require a CORI criminal background screening. The Town reserves the right to modify the application deadline and/or accept applications after the deadline in order to best serve the interest of the community.

After the submission deadline, the Human Resources Department and a review committee will review all completed applications and will select the most highly-qualified respondents for interviews. The Town will acknowledge receipt of completed applications that it receives and will only further contact individuals who the Town selects to interview.

Individuals who need accommodations in order to participate in this process should contact the Town’s Human Resources Department. Please address all questions regarding the Town’s hiring process to:

Human Resources Department

Town of Belmont

455 Concord Avenue

Belmont, Massachusetts 02478

(617) 993-2740

Energy Specialist


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